ROCKFORD (WREX) — Rockford police say the teenager who was hurt in a crash that killed her mom has died.
Police confirmed the death of the 14-year-old girl on Wednesday.
The crash happened last Monday, Oct. 4 on Avon St.
A 38-year-old woman died on scene. A 5-month-old child was also seriously hurt, according to police.
Days after the crash, authorities announced a man, Juan Acre, faces several charges following the crash.
Acre faces the following charges:
- Aggravated DUI involving death
- Aggravated DUI with Great Bodily Harm
- Reckless homicide
- Aggravated DUI (revoked license)
The coroner's office identified the 38-year-old woman as Jerrisha Goodwin, of Rockford.
The teenager's identity has not been released at this time.